Subject: Re: Politically Correct way of doing password authentication?
To: John Kohl <>
From: Peter Galbavy <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/19/1994 09:44:34
>                   I also made pppd open the device in O_NDELAY mode--I
> don't know why it was commented out, but modems react much better if you
> open them this way.

My guess would be (not saying your fix is incorrect) that in most cases
the "chat" program would be used to open the port and dial. Just a thought.

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